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A Vonnegutian Exploration of Truth, Meaning, and the Human Condition

By Haley Huffman

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Haley Huffman is a senior English major and Philosophy minor. She is currently completing an archival and library science internship with the Historic Harrisburg Association, and following graduation, will be attending Clarion University for her Master of Science in Information and Library Science.  


Her love for literature, interest in philosophy, and enthusiasm for Kurt Vonnegut all come together in this project, which presents an in-depth analysis of three of Vonnegut’s novels with the intention of illuminating the author’s humanist philosophy.

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Keywords: vonnegut, humanism, literature, science-fiction

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